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The Power Of Habit

Today is the day that many of us put our Christmas jumpers away and drag ourselves bleary-eyed back into the office. It’s a new year, time for a fresh start and a whole 52 weeks of opportunities lie ahead of you. But are you feeling energised and excited? Or deflated and disappointed? If you didn’t achieve what you hoped in …

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Christmas is only around the corner

  How time flies, another year nearly gone and the countdown for Christmas begins.  I thought I would share with you some of the memories I have from the year…….. Do you remember when the NHS cancelled all non-urgent treatments from mid-January until the end of the month, reports had emerged of patients facing long waits for treatment and being …

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Could China’s New Record-Breaking Bridge Change The World?

The world is changing. There’s no denying that. From smartphones to Alexa, technology is now integrated into every aspect of our lives and more is on the way. But it’s not only technology that can change the world. The President of China, President Xi Jinping, recently raised the curtain on a multi-billion dollar project to build a bridge between Hong …

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Why I Went To Amsterdam To Make Some “Special Friends”

Ok, it’s not what you think! I’ve just returned from my trip to Amsterdam to attend the Atlas Global Logistics Network Conference. Each year this conference brings people together from all around the world. We spend 3 full days together, networking, learning and having fun. But before you think I’ve been off on a jolly, let me explain. Business is …

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What Is Your Company’s Best Kept Secret?

If I asked you what Millennium do, what would you say? My guess is that you’d say we’re sea freight experts who do container shipments. And you wouldn’t be wrong. But that’s not the whole picture. Did you know that we also move a huge amount of cargo through Europe by road? Are you aware that we provide air freight …

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The Art of Staying Focused

After a long, hot summer and with Christmas just around the corner, I thought it would be a good time to talk about focus. As a business owner, there is no one telling you what to do and when to do it. There is no one holding you accountable or kicking your ass when you miss a deadline. A lot …

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DO You REALLY Love What You Do?

This year was a big year for my family. My youngest daughter completed her exams and finished school. So earlier this summer we decided to make the most of being able to travel during the school term and took an early family holiday. We booked 2 weeks in Lanzarote, in a lovely resort by the sea. It had great restaurants, …

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Where Did All The Containers Go?

Last year I wrote a blog post about the number of containers lost each year. A shocking estimated 10,000 containers go missing each year! But where do they go? Well, it’s hard to say because many of them are never found again. But we do know that a large proportion of them end up on the ocean floor. In June …

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Behind the Scenes

Chadd Goes Behind The Scenes At Birmingham Airport When I was a kid, I loved anything that you could drive, fly or float. That love has stayed with me as I’ve grown up and every now and then I get to check something of my list of “Cool things I’d like to do”. This month I was lucky enough to …

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